The Job Winslow Chapter was organized January 19,
1914, and was chartered July 7, 1914, with sixteen members. It was
named after Job Winslow, who was born in 1754 in Dighton,
Massachusetts, and died in 1839, in Java, New York.
He enlisted in the Massachusetts Revolutionary
Forces, September 1, 1777, as a corporal, for three years, under
Captain Brown and Colonel Jackson.
He re-enlisted on March 1781, as 2nd
lieutenant, under Captain Brightman and Colonel Isaac Dean.
He applied for and was awarded a pension while
living in Ontario County, New York, in 1818.
His daughter Elida Jane Winslow Lind born in
August 15, 1832, in Cattaraugus County, New York, and died March 27,
1916, in Traverse City. She is buried in Oakwood Cemetery. Her grave is
marked by a granite stone and bronze tablet, placed by the Job Winslow
Chapter, DAR. She is considered a ‘real’ daughter of a patriot and was
a charter member of the Job Winslow Chapter.
Other daughters of Revolutionary Patriots buried
in our area are: Eliza Elizabeth Sullivan Colburn, 1803-1878, daughter
of patriot, Darby Sullivan, buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City.
Also, Maryann Elizabeth Fox Wait, 1809-1879, daughter of patriot,
Stephen Fox, burial, Ogdensburg Cemetery, Peninsula Township.
Florence Soule Carver, Elida Jane Winslow Lind, Anna Greeno Cochlin,
Letty E. Marvin, Blanch Barnum Coolidge, Anna Morse, Ina Kellogg
Desmond, Elise Kellogg Musselman,
Gertrude Higgins Hunter, Annette Barnum Power, Eliza Kent, Julia
Bessie Grant Kenyon, Ethel V. Savage, Edna Barnum Lawton, and Minnie
DAUGHTERS OF REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS’ GRAVES
Elida Jane Winslow Lind, 1832-1916, daughter of patriot, Job Winslow,
buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, MI. Eliza Elizabeth Sullivan
Colburn, 1803-1878, daughter of patriot, Darby Sullivan, buried,
Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City, MI. Maryann Elizabeth Fox Wait,